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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1999, Alton, Illinois Track Jersey defends title at Roxana Relays SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 PageB1 The outlook Increasing clouds high near low near 54 PagelW 95 cents April The morel of the story Elusive mushrooms are a welcome sign of spring in River Bend woodlands Paged Nursing homes debate returns Attorneys to set hearing date as rally is planned By PAUL MACKIE Telegraph staff writer Players in the controversial attempted closings of the countys two nursing homes are returning to the spotlight this week a year after the Madison County Board voted to close the attorneys will meet in Springfield to set a hearing probably in to decide the fate of the Madison County Nursing 2121 Troy Road in Wednesday morning from to the County Homes Action Committee will hold a rally at the south entrance of the County Administration Building in well get a good turnout and bring it back to the publics attention that the are still Gary a committee cochairman who works at the Madison County Sheltered Care 333 Main in The rally is intended to commemorate the boards 15 13 vote last April to close the based primarily on former County Auditor Fred Bathons claim that the homes were losing The board is seeing that controversial claim become a said Debbie the committees other The rally will allow com mittee members to protest three points that are causing the County Homes which is used for both to dwindle The board will not allow See Page A7 Candlelight vigil t The BADMAN Tara of Granite joined about 60 people Sunday evening in a candlelit prayer vigil in LincolnDouglas Square for Kosovo See photo Godfreys police deal questioned Official says county taxpayers footing bill By PAUL MACKIE Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE County taxpayers are footing the bill for Godfreys sweet heart police protection says one Madison County Board member Wayne said Monday that the cost for police services in Godfrey should be more com parable to that of other area Perhaps the taxpayers of Madison County are fronting the bill for Godfreys police Bridgewater Stobbs Bridgewater read from a statement at a press confer Taxpayers in my dis trict of Wood River See Page A7 Easter Seals closer to care center goal By BARBARA COPE Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE As part of its Caring for Children in the New Millennium Easter of Southwestern Illinois is working to finalize plans for a new develop mental child care center in University In a letter sent out to the center was described as a of age with special The estimated cost of the center is The center could include a new program called an Assistive Technology If funding can be the The BARNES tne Tne entrance to University Park from Illinois Louis metropohRoute where the new Easter Seals tan developmental child care center will be The program would help school districts in up to 15 especially rural The pro squarefoot center will provide services for 150 children and jobs for 25 staff At least 20 percent of the children will be from infants to 5 years See Page A7 Tile plant expansion to add 20 more jobs By DARRYL HOWLETT Telegraph staff writer WOOD RIVER As many as 20 more jobs and mil lion in investments are part of a planned expansion of the tile plant being constructed in Terry president of Environmentally Correct Projects announced the planned expansion The EnviroStone Products of Wood River for merly EnviroTile of Wood River will convert recy clable glass to tile for floors and The new expansion plans are part of the plant located at the EnviroTech Business along Illinois Routes 3 and We will make an announcement before the City Council on our plans of a million expansion for the said We plan on doubling the size and produc tion of the We want to add two more This would add 20 more Hopefully the expansion is completed and operational by the end of the Pinto said the potential demand for the facility the only plant of its type in the United States initiated talks on Right now the demand for this product is so he We will have customers from not only this but customers from overseas The expansions would bring the total investments for the plant to million and the See Page A7 Good Morning Bulletin Whitehead Finishing touches The BADMAN McDonalds maintenance man Ed Williams cleans the plate glass windows Monday on the front of the new McDonalds on Godfrey Road near North Middle Finishing touches to the inside and outside of the restaurant were under way to prepare for opening Thursday TRUCKLOAD CARPET SALE Quality Mill Direct Carpet Vinyl r Quality Service Discount Starting at DISCOUNT CARPET 3475 HUMBERT RP ALTON 4652622
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